Object ID
2007.50.2
Object Name
Jacket
Object Collection
Date Created
1940 – 1945
Material
Wool
Object Entities
Manufactured, (created by)
Kalogeras, Chris (owned by)
Kalogeras, Pauline (is related to)
Kalogeras, Chris (is related to)
Object Description
U.S. Army Air Coprs. dress blue jacket. The jacket is a dark army green made out of wool. On the bottom right sleeve there is an patch signifing radio operator. On the the left sleeve there is a patch for the 8th Air Force. On the middle of each sleeve there is a Sergeant First Class chevrons. There are four pockets on the front, two breast pockets, and two on the bottom.
Origin
Donated by Pauline Kalogeras. The jacket was a part of Chris G. Kalogeras's Army Air Coprs. uniform during WWII. Chris was a radio operator and gunner in the 401 Bomb group.
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Citation
Jacket, 1940 – 1945, Pauline's Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/9695. Accessed 01/22/21.